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Wait for it…

Wait for it…

– Andy Wade – Hello, your call is important to us. We will take your call in the order received. Your average wait time is approximately… Do you like waiting? I sure hope so because you do a lot of it! (I believe these are all statistics from the USA) Waiting in general (overall) 45-62(…)

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Emmanuel!

Emmanuel!

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Colorblind, and Other Spiritual Insights

Colorblind, and Other Spiritual Insights

– Andy Wade – My dad is colorblind. No, I’m not referring to the fact that one of his best friends in medical school 60 years ago was black. I’m not even referring to the fact that I’ve never heard a racist comment or joke come out of his mouth. No, he’s really colorblind! I(…)

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Cursing at the Wind

Cursing at the Wind

– Andy Wade – Inconsistent, blowing here, there, never resting in its determination to bring chaos,. So are the winds that blow through my garden sanctuary this summer. I’m sick of it! Where is rest, where is peace, when gusts randomly wreak havoc throughout the yard? Even just the noise becomes an irritation. These are(…)

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Intentionally Ordinary – the water of life

Intentionally Ordinary – the water of life

by Andy Wade I was a bit ambitious in the garden this spring. I decided to completely re-work the design but didn’t think through all the various implications of what I was doing. The previous year I had finally gotten my drip watering system all nicely laid out. Now, with this new garden, it all(…)

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Are you ready to join Saint Patrick in the spiritual discipline of listening?

Are you ready to join Saint Patrick in the spiritual discipline of listening?

In 1982 I took my first pilgrimage to Iona to experience the new discipline for me of listening for God in one of the holy places.  I got more than I bargained for.  I not only had a very deep experience of what Celtic Christians call “thin places” where the dimension between this world and(…)

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Let the Pie Work

Let the Pie Work

– by Andy Wade – “My grandaddy always said, if you got a problem you can’t solve, it helps to get it out of your head.Pie. It’s good.” Following that advice I would gain a lot of weight! Those words from Men in Black III caught me off guard. But then when I stepped back(…)

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Are you ready for the Lenten discipline of celebrating each step on the way home to join the great family for the homecoming feast?

Are you ready for the Lenten discipline of celebrating each step on the way home to join the great family for the homecoming feast?

– by Tom Sine — Last night Christine prepared a magnificent Greek feast for a wonderful group of friends to celebrate another year of growing up and growing older. The feast included roast leg of lamb, oven roasted potatoes, beets and onions and two wonderful salads.  The first salad was comprised of roasted eggplants, red(…)

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Infused with the Breath of God

Infused with the Breath of God

– by Andy Wade – Peanuts circa 1954, Pig-Pen enters the comic strip in a cloud of dust. We don’t know his real name… “I haven’t got a name… people just call me things.” As the dust rises around him, Pig-Pen proudly announces he’s surrounded by the dust of ancient civilizations. He is as perceptive(…)

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What are you celebrating in the Inauguration of President Barack Obama on this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2013?

What are you celebrating in the Inauguration of President Barack Obama on this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day 2013?

– by Tom Sine — I realize those who visit our site come from many different countries.  So I would like to not only ask American Christians but believers from all over the planet to identify what can you celebrate in the Inauguration of President Obama on this Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Day in(…)

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